Community Resources

There are many resources available in our community. For more information, click on an icon below to get contact information for a specific community resource. The information on this page was correct at the time it was provided. Homewise makes no endorsement of any of the organizations included on this page. If you have a community resource you would like added to our list, please click here to email us.






Childcare Assistance

Below are organizations that may provide free or low cost childcare and youth programs and/or financial assistance.

Boys and Girls Club
After School Programs and Summer Programs
6600 Valentine Way, Santa Fe, NM 87507

Genoveva Chavez Center
Offers After-School Youth Program, Kid-Zone Babysitting Services (Weekly Fee)
505.955.4005 Melissa Bustos
3221 Rodeo Road, Santa Fe, NM 87507

Girls, INC.
After school programs and summer programs for girls in certain Santa Fe schools
301 Hillside Avenue, Santa Fe, NM 87501

Santa Fe Public Schools After School Program
505.467.2551 | Mary Massey
1300 Camino Sierra Vista Santa Fe, NM 87501

Child Care Service Bureau Office
1920 5th Street, Santa Fe, NM 87505
Call or visit office to find out about child care assistance.

Head Start/ Early Head Start
Flores del Sol Head Start
5600 Agua Fria St. Santa Fe, NM 87507

New Mexico Kids Child Care Resource & Referral
Need help finding a childcare provider?
505.277.7900 or 1.800.691.9067


Education Assistance

Below are organizations that provide education to help improve employment prospects.

Life Link
Pamela Yus 2325 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87505
Bilingual Test GED prep, support with college assignments, bilingual computer lab, help with resume writing.

Literacy Volunteers of Santa Fe
Santa Fe Community College
6401 Richards Avenue
Adult Basic Education Department
Room 514 A
Provides free tutoring to adults in reading, writing, and speaking English.

Santa Fe Community College
6401 Richards Ave. Santa Fe, New Mexico 87508
505.428.1270 Welcome & Advising Center
505.428.1356 English and/or GED classes. GED classes are available in English or Spanish (Adult Education)


Health Insurance

Below are resources to identify affordable health insurance and available financial assistance.

NM Health Insurance Exhchange
Be Well NM
7601 Jefferson St. NE, Suite 160, Albuquerque, NM 87109


Job Placement

Below are resources to help identify job opportunities and prepare resumes.

Life Link
Pamela Yus
2325 Cerillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87505
Resume writing help

New Mexico Workforce Solutions/Santa Fe Workforce Development Center
301 W DeVargas
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Resources for people seeking new employment or change in employement

Santa Fe Community College Career Clinic
6401 Richards Ave. Santa Fe, New Mexico 87508
Patty Armstrong
Resume help: Patty Armstrong, Coordinator for Career Services, Walk in Career Clinic

Santa Fe Public Library
(505) 955-6781
Santa Fe Public Library provides public access to computers free of charge. Computer users do not need a library card, but signing up with the Reference Librarian is required.


Legal Assistance

Below are organizations that provide legal assistance.

Catholic Charities
1234 San Felipe Ave., Santa Fe, NM 87505
Support for immigrants, provides free or low cost services to immigrants, including legal assistance, domestic violence. This is the principal non-profit provider of immigrant legal services.

Homeless Legal Clinic
St. Elizabeth Shelter Homeless Legal Clinic at Santa Fe Resource and Opportunity Center
804 Alarid St., Santa Fe, NM 87505
Hours: 11am – 3pm Tuesdays
The Young Lawyers Division operates homeless legal clinics in Albuquerque, Las Cruces and Santa Fe. Volunteer attorneys staff the clinics and provide legal information and advice as well as refer clients to low income or pro bono legal service programs.

Santa Fe Legal Aid

Mexican Consulate        
1610 4th St. NW., Albuquerque, NM 87102
Services and information for citizens of Mexico

New Mexico Law Access
Albuquerque: 505.998.4529 Statewide: 1.800.340.9771
Law information, to provide respectful, efficient, high quality legal advice, brief service and referrals to eligible low-income New Mexicans over the telephone and help remove barriers to the justice system.

Pegasus Legal Services
3201 Fourth Street NW (west side of 4th Street, between Menaul and Candelaria) Albuquerque, NM 87107
Pegasus Legal Services for Children promotes and defends the rights of children and youth to safe and stable homes, quality education and healthcare, and a voice in decisions that affect their lives. We are a private non-profit agency providing civil legal services to children, youth, and their caregivers, including direct representation, community legal education, and policy advocacy.

Santa Fe Dreamer's Project
Santa Fe Dreamers Project provides free legal representation to immigrant youth and their family members, known as Dreamers, who are eligible to receive benefits through Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). DACA provides qualified immigrants with a reprieve from deportation, work authorization in the United States, and valid social security numbers.

New Mexico Legal Aid
901 West Alameda Street Suite 20 Santa Fe, NM 87501
301 Gold Ave. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
New Mexico Legal Aid provides free services to eligible low-income New Mexico residents with civil (non-criminal) matters. Services range from education, advice and brief services, and full representation in some cases.


Tax Assistance

Below are organizations that provide free tax preparation assistance to help maximize income tax returns.

Free Tax Help Available at Santa Fe Community College
Witter Fitness Center on SFCC’s campus
6401 Richards Ave
Peter Doniger, Santa Fe District Coordinator, AARP Tax-Aide
(505) 670-6835 or (505) 428-1780
Free assistance preparing tax returns. Maximizing tax return can help potential homebuyers meet their savings goals. Tax-Aide is offered starting in January through the tax season. Contact to get specific dates and hours.